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Study Hints Malaria Vaccine on the Horizon

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Study Hints Malaria Vaccine on the Horizon

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Study Hints Malaria Vaccine on the Horizon

Study Hints Malaria Vaccine on the Horizon

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NPR's Joanne Silberner reports on a new study that suggests scientists could develop a vaccine for malaria in the near future. Malaria is one of the world's most deadly parasitical diseases, especially in Africa, where a vaccine to prevent the illness could save millions of lives.